Poor female enrollment in schools demands urgent attention – Peter Obi 

PLACE YOUR ADVERT HERE

The Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, on Sunday, lamented over poor female enrollment in schools which demands urgent attention, he stated this as he celebrate International African woman’s Day.

Recall that the United Nations Children Education Found, report that Nigeria records a high number of girls not enrolled in schools.

Obi wrote “The commemoration of International African Women’s Day today, offers us an opportunity to collectively celebrate the great contributions of our women to family, society, development, peace and unity in Africa.

“In Nigeria, we advocate continually greater women participation in leadership, nation-building and society, which begins with unfettered social inclusion, gender mainstreaming and empowerment.

“However, poor female enrollment in schools is a critical issue that demands urgent attention.

“As a political and business leader, I have enjoyed invaluable support and commitment from women. My commitment to ensuring a progressive gender balance in government remains solid and a top priority on my policy platform.

“Meanwhile, I join the rest of Africa to celebrate the African woman today and always! – PO.”

PLACE YOUR ADVERT HERE
Queen Ferry
Queen Ferry
Chinyere Treasure Ikechukwu also known as Queen Ferry, is a Nigerian business Executive, social media savvy Journalist and Content Editor with over seven years experience. She serves as the Vice-Chairman of Naijatraffic Limited. If Treasure is not researching/blogging, she will be making delicious delicacy.

Popular Related

Hardship: Avoid protests, Fasoranti tells Yoruba people

Fasoranti, said protest may increase more tension as he urge  Nigerians to give Tinubu more time. National Leader of the pan-Yoruba socio-political Organisation, Afenifere, Pa...

Tinubu reforms agenda increased Nigerian’s hardship – Catholic bishops 

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria stated that the Federal Government reform agenda has drastically increased the hardship Nigerian’s are facing. The bishop said the...

Hardship: Senator called on Tinubu to summon national stakeholders meeting now

Following the cost of living and rising insecurity in Nigeria, senator Ajagunnla Olubiyi, has urged President Bola Tinubu to quickly summon a national stakeholders...

Soludo condemns killing of Anambra community leaders

Governor Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State condemned the assassination of Chief Silas Onyima, the President-General of the Umuoji community in the Idemili North Local...

“Tinubu’s policies are not viable even with the right team” – Adewole Adebayo

Adewole Adebayo, the Social Democratic Party's (SDP) candidate for president in 2023, claimed that despite the fact that President Bola Tinubu has the right...

11 new Justices sworn-in to the supreme court by CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola has sworn-in 11 new Justices of the Supreme Court fulfilling the statutory requirement of the apex...

Shortlisted candidates for the Nigeria Police recruitment moves to next stage

According to a statement released by the Police Service Commission on Saturday, 171, 956 qualified candidates from the screening phase of the ongoing police...

NANS appeals to NLC not to engage in nationwide strike

The Leadeship of the National Association of Nigerian Students has appealed to the Nigeria Labour Congress not to use the measure of a nationwide...

NSCDC seeks information about parents of a boy found wandering in osun

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in Osun state Command has seek information from members of the public concerning the parents or...

24-year-old student commits suicide after boyfriend broke up

A Mass Communication student at Federal Polytechnic Mubi in Adamawa State, identified as Jemima Shetima-Balami, reportedly commit suicide after her boyfriend broke up with...